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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Shimpling, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1286 / 52°7'43"N

Longitude: 0.7154 / 0°42'55"E

OS Eastings: 585964

OS Northings: 251289

OS Grid: TL859512

Mapcode National: GBR QGC.FPK

Mapcode Global: VHKDQ.CR2K

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278507

Location: Shimpling, Babergh, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Shimpling

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Alpheton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

5377 Shimpling
Church of St George
TL 85 SE 4/762 23.3.61.

The parish church, approached by an avenue of limes from Rectory Lane.
A C14 and C15 flint church with stone dressings. The west tower has diagonal
buttresses and a castellated parapet. The south aisle also has a castellated
parapet and a gabled porch projects at the west end. The C14-C15 font
has a pillared shaft and octagonal bowl with tracery and shields. The
south door to the chancel has a frieze of dog tooth ornamentation on the
inside and there are fragments of old glass, both probably remains of
an older church possibly C12. Graded for its architectural and historical

Listing NGR: TL8596451289

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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